Britvic has ended its distribution contract with Eddie Stobart, and Wincanton is understood to be handling movements from 1 April. The result of the re-tender ends a long-term relationship between Stobart and Britvic: the operator picked up the distribution contract for the soft drink manufacturer in April 2011, breaking Wincanton’s sole service provider status with the company at the time. A spokesman for Stobart told Motortransport.co.uk: “We have enjoyed a collaborative relationship with Britvic for the last five years, consistently […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics management made it difficult for KPMG to obtain “sufficient audit evidence” as it tried to compile the company’s annual accounts, which prompted the accountancy firm to resign as its auditor.
LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]
Unite is heading into further talks with Morrisons and Wincanton this week emboldened by support among affected members for a vote for industrial action up to a strike.